Times of Kashmir

| 18 Sep 2019

Gunfight rages in Shopian Village

Jahangeer Ganaie

Shopian April 13 (KNO) : Gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Gahind area of Shopian on Saturday morning.

Reports reaching KNO that a joint team of army’s 34 RR and SOG cordoned off Gahind area of shopian after having credible input about the presence of some militants in the area.

As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces triggering an encounter.

A senior Police official confirmed that exchange of firing is on between militants and governorment in the area.

2 to 3 militants are believed to be trapped in the area. (KNO)

Further details are awaited

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